School shootings can be prevented – here’s how | William Woodward | TEDxMileHigh

After every school shooting, politicians and journalists tout the latest quick fix – arming teachers, hiring more mental health counselors, making students wear clear backpacks, or even having fewer doors on campus. But this epidemic is far too complicated for an easy solution. William Woodward from the Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence at the University of Colorado has a research-backed comprehensive approach.

This is just an excuse to target students. My high school’s mascot is the owl, and students yell “HOOT HOOT!” at pep rallies. I got arrested for telling the class I was gonna do a school’s hooting.

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